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English translation: "Having mixed/mingled/joined."

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20:35 Apr 4, 2001
Greek (Ancient) to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Greek (Ancient) term or phrase: mixan
pronounced miksan (xi)
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English translation:"Having mixed/mingled/joined."
Explanation:
Having mixed/mingled/joined.

The spelling mu-iota-xi-alpha-nu (transcribed as MIXAN) is an alternate spelling for mu-epsilon-iota-xi-alpha-nu (MEIXAN). This word is a participial form of the verb MEIGNUMI (also spelled MIGNUMI), meaning "mix, mingle, join," and similar meanings.

This participle is in the aorist tense (like the English past tense or somewhat like the English perfect tense) in the active voice: "having mixed", etc. It is also in the neuter gender showing the nominative/accusative case form (nominatives and accusatives are identical in all Greek neuter-gender forms). This means that in the textual context from which MIXAN was taken (not shown in your query), it most likely modifies a neuter noun in the nom. or acc. case form.

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na +2"Having mixed/mingled/joined."Wigtil
nafound "mixanthropos" which means half man, half bruteAlbert Golub


  

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10 hrs
found "mixanthropos" which means half man, half brute


Explanation:
hope that's what you were looking for
another term seemed to convey the idea of "alternating" (about the weather)
good luck

Albert Golub
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Native speaker of: French
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5 days peer agreement (net): +2
"Having mixed/mingled/joined."


Explanation:
Having mixed/mingled/joined.

The spelling mu-iota-xi-alpha-nu (transcribed as MIXAN) is an alternate spelling for mu-epsilon-iota-xi-alpha-nu (MEIXAN). This word is a participial form of the verb MEIGNUMI (also spelled MIGNUMI), meaning "mix, mingle, join," and similar meanings.

This participle is in the aorist tense (like the English past tense or somewhat like the English perfect tense) in the active voice: "having mixed", etc. It is also in the neuter gender showing the nominative/accusative case form (nominatives and accusatives are identical in all Greek neuter-gender forms). This means that in the textual context from which MIXAN was taken (not shown in your query), it most likely modifies a neuter noun in the nom. or acc. case form.




    Ph. D. in ancient Greek, college instructor of Latin, Greek, and other languages.
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